Wisconsin native Colin Kaepernick risked his career when he took a knee to draw attention to the killings of young black men by police officers. He deserves to be honored during Black History Month.
Associate Editor of the Cap Times
Climate change represents a stark threat to the planet. Half-steps won't do — a radical solution is called for. No one should apologize for recognizing this.
Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes' remarks on behalf of the Working Families' Party in response to Donald Trump's State of the Union are a powerful reminder that Trump's politics are being upended by citizen action.
Anyone who hopes to beat Paul Soglin must make a more compelling case for what a mayor of Madison can and should be doing.
The renowned UW-Madison sociology professor, who died last week at 71, spent his life working on ideas to create a more just and equitable society.
In his response to Gov. Tony Evers' first State of the State, Assembly Speaker Robin Vos tried to portray the Democratic governor as a threat to the “accomplishments” of Scott Walker’s tenure — and then he tried to scare voters with the word "socialism."
Minimum wage workers are poor even if they work full time. Congressman Mark Pocan is co-sponsoring a bill to raise the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $15 over six years.
A federal judge ruled that legislation seeking to prevent high voter turnout is not lawful. Said the judge: "This is not a close question."
The U.S. House of Representatives voted last week for the Government Employee Fair Treatment Act of 2019, a measure that was written with an e…